Trip Line Hazard:Oops!

There I was, leaving a pet store and not noticing a crack in the pavement
of the parking lot.

Then I fell, tripping onto the lot and landing face first.

Blood poured from my head and I called my wife. Naturally, it went to voice mail. The clerk inside the store was alerted by another customer and she ran out in distress, apologizing as she handed me wet paper towels and then a wet towel to help me stop the bleeding.

Obviously, I looked like a mess. My wife called and I told her what happened. Naturally, she overreacted and before she arrived the fire department showed up with four paramedics who assessed me.

She arrived and we went to the local hospital’s ER and waited…and waited…and waited.

I was given a CT scan of my noggin and told I still have a brain somewhere inside, but I have a fractured nose.

I was prescribed some pain killers and antibiotics. I came home to very hungry and upset birds.

Published by Jerry Schellhammer

Jerry, a published author of both published and self-published books, is devoting his time and efforts to his craft after having retired from the previous job as a janitor at Northern Quest Resort and Casino. He now calls Gooding, Idaho his home. Writing is his passion and he now has a successfully published book and another on the way to being published later this year. He has a BA in English with emphasis in professional writing from Washington State University. His website: is available for everyone to see. In it are the lists of published books available both through Amazon and Barnes & Noble in eBook and print format.

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